Kyoto Journal Issue 71: Tea (Digital)


(US$4.50) Kyoto Journal’s popular special issue is now digital!


Kyoto Journal’s special on Tea is now available for download!

This 2009 issue has been one of Kyoto Journal’s most popular printed back editions. After many requests, we’re now offering it to you in digital format!

This issue is currently being made available to subscribers free of charge and you should receive an e-mail from us shortly. Any questions please contact us at


New York tea ceremony outdoors


Guest edited by Gaetano Maida


Baisao: The Old Tea Seller – Norman Waddell
Darjeeling – Kevin Gascoyne
Yixing Ware – Terese Tse Bartholomew
Verandah; Installation and story– Hirokazu Kosaka
Tea At Shaolin – Bill Porter
Ming Horses, Tea and the Third Dalai Llama – Martha Avery
Temple of Tea, Temple of Thirst – Jon Oda
Desert meditations at Burning Man
Uji Green – Amanda Mayer Stinchecum
Teatime – Pico Iyer
One Series; Tea ceremony as portable public performance art – Pierre Sernet
Landscape – Chitfu Yu
Lu T’ung and the Song of Tea – Steven D. Owyoung
Masala Chai;Take-out tea with a whole new meaning– Matteo Pistono
Yun Wei – Chongbin Zheng
Pu-er by Wing Chi Ip, Ming Yi Wang, Roy Fong
Sri Lanka Pilgrimage – Matteo Pistono
Cha – Kazuaki Tanahashi
The Name Game – Winnie Yu
Humility – Todd Walton
Teahouse Renaissance in Taipei – Donna Lo
The Gaiwan – Winnie Yu
Adventures in the Tea Trade – tea merchants Winnie Yu and Sebastian Beckwith
Moguk, Burma
Phoenix Mountain, China; Wuyi, China
Treasure Mountain, Anxi, China
Darjeeling, India; Tung Ting, Taiwan
Taiping, China; Wenshan, Taiwan
Phongsali, Laos

Lauren W. Deutsch on Tan Dun’s opera Tea: A Mirror of Soul

Josh Michaell on The Modern Japanese Tea Room, by Michael Freeman, and Contemporary Teahouses in China
Lauren W. Deutsch on Americans Studying the Traditional Japanese Art of the Tea Ceremony: The Internationalizing of a Traditional Art, by Barbara Mori
Josh Michaell on All In This Tea, directed by Les Blank and Gina Liebrecht
Lauren W. Deutsch on The Ancient Tea Horse Road: Travels with the Last of the Himalayan Muleteers, by Jeff Fuchs [Errata: P.54, second column, second par “…Fuchs recalls” should read: “In a distant echo of news from the first caravans, he recalls…” – “he” refers to Jason Rush.]
Josh Michaell on The Time of Tea, by Dominique Pasqualini and Bruno Suet

Hunger – Sushma Joshi

Two Poems in Praise of Enka – Kevin Simmonds
Four Poems by Kim Seung-Hee, Translated by Brother Anthony of Taizé and Lee Hyung-Jin

In Translation:
The Wrong Paradise – Rabindranath Tagore, Translated from Bengali by Srinjay Chakravarti

published June 20, 2009

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